Peter is a Reporter at Computing, and specialises in technology trends, endpoint, big data and analytics, apps in enterprise and skills.

Previously, he has written in the technology and videogames sectors, including Techradar.com and 360 Magazine, with a stint as News Editor on games TM magazine. He has freelanced across a range of other consumer and enterprise technology, entertainment and design publications.

 

Articles & blogs by Peter Gothard

'We release too many products' admits Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd

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New boss 'worries' that OracleWorld conference has too many announcements for customers to take on board
30 Sep 2014

Oracle's cloud is the entire Earth, and all our rivals need us, proclaims Larry Ellison

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'It’s rude, but it’s the truth' says founder and CTO as he rips into SAP, Salesforce and Workday
29 Sep 2014

Apple officially apologises for broken iOS 8 update as #bendgate trends onwards

iPhone 6 is available in silver gold and space grey
Is this Tim Cook’s worst week?
26 Sep 2014

Samsung provides UEL students 4,000 tablets, while exiting Europe laptop market for good

Devices pre-loaded with course textbooks, virtual learning environment resources
25 Sep 2014

Customers 'should demand better collaboration' from storage providers in colo situations, says Digital Realty

'For too long the sales guy just clears off' says VP of engineering
24 Sep 2014

'Frugal' Facebook considering Blu-ray as cost-effective data storage medium

One fifth the power of server-based hardware, says datacentre ops boss
24 Sep 2014

Is the cloud now your data’s best hope against the scum of the universe?

Can you now store all your data in the cloud and know it will be better protected than in your data centre? Steven Sinofsky thinks so, but others aren’t so sure, as Peter Gothard discovers
15 Sep 2014

Box-driven automation keeps Netflix staff on their toes

Netflix's Justin Slaten explains how Box has had a big impact on how staff work at the firm
12 Sep 2014

Box tries to repackage itself

At its recent BoxWorks event, the online storage provider tried to reinvent itself as a supplier of industry-specific collaboration platforms
10 Sep 2014

Will Apple Pay finally make mobile payments the norm?

With Apple Pay, security and payment experts believe that digital payment may finally take off
10 Sep 2014

How to convince your boss to adopt the cloud? Remind them a 'galactically large' gang of bad guys is out to get them, suggests Steven Sinofsky

If you store credit card details on-premise that's the reality, says ex-Windows president
05 Sep 2014

'Staff would just open up Dropbox accounts all over the place' admits US government services CIO

A salutary lesson on shadow IT and why enterprise-grade cloud sharing platforms are a good idea
05 Sep 2014

Box and Microsoft - friends at last?

'It's more natural for us to work with Microsoft today in an integrated fashion' says Box CEO Aaron Levie
04 Sep 2014

Box announces diversification into specific business verticals with Box for Industry

'File sharing and storage are purely the backbone of what we do' says Aaron Levie
03 Sep 2014

Dropbox and Google storage models 'a loser’s game' while Microsoft lags 'eight years behind' Box says VP of engineering

Competitors risk 'negative margin' without offering USP on top of storage offering, warns Sam Schillace
03 Sep 2014